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CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 8:00pm EST
because europe is having the problems they are having and, as a result, the world has excess savings and are doing the investment and do not have a great choice. they look at us and say, we are better. when we get downgraded, our interest rates fell. we are living on borrowed time. why none of the reason why they are playing political games when there is such a real issue -- why they are playing political games when there is such a real issue. we are self-dealing in our own debt. purges in over 70% of all new u.s. debt issuance fees. -- issuances. if you look at people who are buying our debt, their appetite is getting less, not greater. they are buying short-term debt because of huge interest rates risks. if you look at china in particular, they are looking for corporate bonds rather than u.s. treasury securities because they do not like what they see. we are living on borrowed time. we have created another bubble. my view is the reason the fed is doing that is because the mandate was changed in the late 70's to where they have to be concerned with unpolluted with unemployment. -- with
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
again europe dominates the mercer quality of living survey with eight cities making the top ten. at number two is zurich, switzerland with auckland, new zealand ranking third. honolulu is the top u.s. city coming in 28th just ahead of paris with ties with san francisco. boston is the third highest-ranked american city. leading lonely planet's list of the top u.s. destinations for travel in 2013, home of the greatest two minutes in sportsers louisville, kentucky. respond that louisville a cool place to eat and shop. fairbanks, action comes in second especially for late summer viewing of the northern lights. san juan islands, washington coming in third. number six eastern sierra, california. shout out to mammoth mountain. gorgeous out there. just saying. >>> i'll decorate it and it will be just right for our play. besides i think it needs me. >> good grief, don't try that at home. you want to find a real healthy tree? try the state that produces the most christmas trees which is oregon. with almost 5 million. north carolina and michigan are the runners up. and those are your number on
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
shift to asia to point out. at the time when you had to shift, our friends in europe said you're going to neglect us. is there, at that point i don't think it was a fair comparison because i didn't feel that american resources were stretched to such a point there was a zero-sum game between one part of the world. but this is now being presented like it is a zero-sum game. like, you can't do it all. we had an atlantic cover story weaselly that wasn't about foreign policy. the title was why women still can't have it all. but it does -- can america still have it all? and in the way, has framed that, the answer is no, that there are limits. >> steve, even as we rebalanced to the asia-pacific we have continued are deep engagement with the region, other countries just as if, there's one example in our defense strategic guidance put out in january talked about having to become a net provider of security. i think you see that over the last couple of decades, and you see ongoing today. we will continue to be engaged in a obvious of the middle east and north africa and globally. the united state
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
eastern europe based. i also think america played an important role -- should play a role in this. write your voice has been largely muted by her tunnel visions, by someway we can do this in our government and outside of government falsified. the main argument is it is upon us and more is coming. more changes coming. some of that likud islamist forces will need to figure out how to best use their power to shape and influence. >> thank you very much. i'm to run. extra bonus points if you can wait that hamon cheese eating islamist line america. >> a couple of closing points. first, we can collectively -- maybe i'll just say myself, generally with project a certain bigotry of low expect nations on muslims in the arab cultural world, which is those of us who are various religious faiths here know the extent to which we practice our faith in how faithful we are to this or that religious prescription. do we know that we fall pretty darn sure, but we think muslims, they'll pray five times a day. it never touched a scotch. every commandment that is in islam and of course they all submit to the w
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm EST
-- the transition in burma, like past events in south africa or eastern europe, shows that history has a hopeful direction. it is capable of miracles. there is a part of every soul that longs for freedom, and any government built on oppression is built on sand. but as has been demonstrated, a vast historical changes often -- because mandela and havel demonstrated, vast historical changes often begin in a single mind, a single heart. any hope that now grows in burma is a tribute to daw suu. one of the most powerful governments on earth tried to silence one woman. it must have seemed an easy task, but instead, it was broken by her character. she became a symbol of courage. her perseverance and violence -- defiance were a symbol that integrity was still possible in burma, and a symbol became an inspiration for activists, months, and millions around the world. when her long isolation ended, some of us had finally met her in person and found not a symbol, but a woman of tremendous humor, honesty and grace period that has only -- and race. -- and grace. and that has only increased our admira
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 3:00am PST
a fan of europe. you know what -- >> what. >> clayton: you know what kind -- >> take those words back! >> dave: he's never going back. i don't think he's been to london in a decade. >> clayton: what about france? when is the last time you've been to france? >> 20 years ago. >> clayton: they did something fascinating that you may like yesterday. >> no, no, no, you've got it all wrong. >> clayton: they shot down the -- the court shot down raising taxes on the rich, that tax rate was set to go up to 75% under the new leader of france. that's not going to happen. can we learn something from that? [ laughter ] what you learn is that the french government will immediately reword the law, resubmit it and actually catch even more people who will pay 75%. >> clayton: just the rich, the gerard depardieus. >> if you want to tax rich for ideological reason, you're going to do it no matter what the economic results. that's true in france and probable will he in america. >> dave: yes or no get a pick cliff deal done? >> very last minute, exceptionally narrow deal based on 4 or $500,000 deal, t
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
. i grew up much of my life in europe. i understand they have strict gun control laws there. the top three in terms of fatalities until friday were in britain and germany. those were often used with assault weapons. people can get access to these weapons. host: this comes from twitter. there were some graphics this morning from "the washington post." the ban on assault weapons includes massachusetts, maryland, new york, and hawaii. 30 states require -- host: what do you make of the mental health requirements and awaiting periods? what about tightening those laws? guest: i think they will be on the table. there is probably a loophole in the system. on the concealed carry issue -- i do not own a gun. most people who have concealed carry gun permits use them responsibly. only is the 50th state -- illinois is the 50th state. as a percentage of the population, the police officers who are trained are convicted of firearms violations at the same rate as the private citizens who carry concealed weapons and have permits. i do not think it is more unsafe to have private citizens protect us the
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 3:00am PST
. >> what about europe? will the euro zone up stick together and will the uk start part of the union? david cameron said in the last couple of days there may need fob a referendum on that. >> the euro zone will stick together. they made a decision through this year. they made a decision to keep themselves together, and britain be want to be a fully fledged member of the european union and not of the euro zone. we don't have to merge our kurn stee, we don't have to american our budget policies, we don't have to do all the things they need to do to make their currency work. by the way, alexander hamilton taught us all you need to do to make single currency work a couple years ago. >> here's a point of view from the upcoming issue of the new york magazine. this is adam davidson saying god save the british economy. as long as it continues -- >> i wonder where this will go? >> as long as as it continues, it offers crucial lesson for the united states. so far austerity has not significantly improved economic health. the plan to shrink the size of government did not generate a sudden surge
FOX
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
in eastern europe, asia, africa and the united states. >> it's important to know that the fight against hiv in the united states is far from over. particularly in populations like young, gay, bisexual and who men who have sex with men, they are the most affected. >> reporter: she said a major concern in the united states is many of those infected don't know it. that's why the cdc is working along with local health departments to educate and support those who need it. >> the fact we do have treatments available, that's very important. its key also to talk about activitying because if individuals are not aware of their status they can't be linked to the treatment center, they can't protect their own health and the health of those they love. >> reporter: the president reinforced the united states commitment to prevent the spread of aids and help end the pandemic. in new york. >> hundreds had to be evacuated after a train derailed on a new jersey bridge. the accident caused more than 12,000-gallons of chemicals to spill into a creek. 71 were treated for breathing problems and eye ir
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
and nato in an attempt to limit our planned deployment in europe, the russians have never abandonedo their goal of limiting the u.s. nuclear defense. the answer is u.s not reset, but recommitment to the principle that the most moral way to protect the american people from missile attacks is by missile defense. the third national security challenge i would briefly discuss is thedisc threat of political islam. to defeat an enemy, we must first know the enemy, and thatng includes calling them by their name, radical islamists who seek to impose their ideology to rule others, to govern political, social and civic life as well as religious life. intelligence is key to defeating political islam. the foreign intelligence surveil lance act and the patriot actt are good examples of the tools that we need enemies are planning, who theyy are before they strike. these tools cannot be allowed to expire. the patriot act reflects a recognition that investigators chargedinvestigaters preventingr acts of terrorism should have at least the same investigative tools as federal agents charged w
KRON
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
been nominated to take charge in europe. alan's nomination is on hold because he is ensnarled in a sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. california's political watchdog agency has find their sacramento for failing to report donations he solicited for charity organizations. at the fair political practices commission found 25 cases in which mayor kevin johnson failed to file timely reports on the nation's two a nonprofit made at the request of an elected official. johnson has been fined $37,500. the mayor has raised more than $4 million from national organizations, local companies and individual donors for his city initiatives and the nonprofits he supports. >> the oscar grant civil- rights case was back in court yesterday and the ruling against the officers should not be overturned. a judge ruled in may of 2011 that barred cannot be held legally his counsel for the 2009 shooting death of oscar grant. and there is also a ruling on the $50 million federal lawsuit against a former officer should be decided in a jury trial. >> 735 and let's get a live l
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 1:40am PST
and replaces general john al llen, nominatedo head forces in europe. allen's nomination on hold because of his involvement in the sex scandal that brought down former cia director david petraeus. >>> in foreign news, new intelligence reports, indicate syria's government may be preparing to use chemical and biological weapons against the rebels. in response though, the u.s. and its allies are considering military options. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: the latest intelligence is alarming. officials telling abc news the u.s. is now seeing specific signs that the syrian regime may be preparing to use the chemical sarin against opposition forces. sarn is an extremely toxic substance that can kill a person in matter of minutes with only one drop. the victim suffocated from the paralyzing effects of the toxin. this new intelligence has the obama administration so concerned, harsh warnings came from the president himself. >> i want to make it absolutely clear to assad and those under his command the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacc
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
europe. you look back through the previous millennia and you have democracy and self-government existing in very few tiny city states, athens because they can't defend themselves militarily and even when it did exist people would speak the same language and worship the same god, the same climate and culture, a very small little area. that is all of world history. and you look today, democracy is half the planet. if you asked me what changed, what was the hinge of all of that i think i would say the word we the people. 225 years ago the hinge of world history because all of the conclusions at the time it was way better and more perfect and for the first time ever in the history of the planet, an entire continent got to vote on how they and their posterity would be, and there were lots of exclusions from our perspective that we wouldn't exist as a democratic country in the democratic world but for that. i would say it's the hinge of all modern history. before democracy almost nowhere and in the project is begun. it's not perfect. better than what we had before but not at all as go
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
can tell you that the united states as well as europe and many other countries including eventually china because of our current demographic situation, we will turn to immigration increasingly because our ter tilt is approaching below replacement level so immigration will be a necessity. the chinese are thinking about the fact their one child policy is going to lead to them having a much older population soon with fewer children. so immigration becomes another way they can continue the economic vitality of their country. so to me immigration and vitality are closely linked. i think that's true for many business people in the united states and the university. not too sure about the politicians. >> i think we have to remind people the story of america is a story of immigration. some of the most iconic companies in the country were founded by immigrants. it's been the history for a long time. i believe the reason it's so sensitive now is the debate around immigration is the debate around illegal immigration and there needs to be more focus on legal immigration and less about the proble
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:30am EST
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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
position as the number one destination in europe for foreign investment. we are launching a new 1.5 billion pounds export finance facility to support the purchase of british export. [cheers] third, we are addressing the credit problems of companies we are providing it with 1 billion pounds of extra capital which will leave her either planning to help small firms and bring together existing ones. fourth, we are going to cut business taxes go further. let me tell you how. the temporary doubling of the small business rate relief scheme helps the small firms were 350,000 firms paying pay no right at all. the last government, we will end it in 2011, we have already extended its next april. and i extended by a further year to april 2014. we also confirmed the tax relief for our employees and shareholders. the energy bills provide renewable energy and we publish our gas strategy today to make sure that we make the best use of lower-cost gas power, including new sources of gas and went and we consenting the creation of a single office of regulation. we don't want families and businesses to
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
internationally, specifically in europe and asia. these operators and construction companies would join wedding groups -- bidding groups with financial investors on the right to design, build, operate, maintain and finance this project. after being prequalified, the winning bidder is usually chosen based on lowest cost. one of the key considerations is that the project generates enough operating cash flow, the private sector would be compensated over time for their investment by receiving the net revenues generated from the project. however, if the project does not generate adequate net revenue, the bidding groups will require an ongoing revenue supplement known as an availability payment. to insure that they'll be able to cover their cost and earn an adequate return on their investment. if the revenues reach a certain level, the availability payments could go away, and the concessionary would only be entitled to the project's revenue. as a result, the payment could be structured as a floor to support investment-grade financing and attract maximum private investor interest. given the existing p
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
second pass system in europe. in this case, i do not think because there's a high percentage of children living in aberdeen that that means are ready to save the people well enough. we should have issues like increasing the minimum wage because that is affecting every single young person's employment. thank you. [applause] >> how about a young person from the southeast? to a quick click [inaudible] concerts that raised young person is important. from scotland, northern ireland, west of england by transport. however this is a lingering issue. we have tried again and again to try and make cheese and make transport cheaper, but we have moved issues different because we know this is the people. as young people we have to make this a national issue, not just one year after year. this is the year of change. 2013 is coming. we can't have the same issues. it's not supposed to be fair on everyone. so i beg you, let's try something different. [applause] >> how about the female speaker from the northwest? anybody from the northwest? yes. >> whatever we do, i try to think different -- >> yo
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
since 1989 is the regional used to call at eastern europe has become very differentiated. these countries no longer have much in common with one another except the common memory of communist occupation. >> russian president vladimir putin this week gave his first eight of the nation speech since being reelected. his nationwide address is a little less than an hour and a half. >> translator: of the federation council just a few months ago and my election articles and in my march represented our plan for short and midterm, covering all the areas of our work, of our life. the economy, social issues, domestic politics, international affairs, security. in those documents, we presented a detailed picture with figures and facts explaining our plans and we have already started to implement some of those plans like decreasing teacher salaries and some other things. all the other issues we have provided necessary laws and regulations. we have started this work and i can assure you that we will continue doing that and we will implement everything we have planned. we have set up a special c
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm EST
a lot of forces in europe and it is not reasonable that they could have responded. not in any kind of timely way. this was over in a matter of 20 or 30 minutes respect to special mission specifically. we have no forces ready or tethered, if you will, focus on that mission so they could respond. nor would i expect that we would. >> i noticed that there was no mention of the cia in the report. they had more personnel than there were diplomats. >> we cannot answer some intelligence questions, unfortunately. >> thank you all for being here today. >> nuts from a discussion on the lack of security in benghazi, libya. at 8:00 a.m. eastern, the senate foreign relations committee and the deputy secretary of state william burns. we will have that on c-span2. later in the day, the house side of the capitol and testifying for the foreign affairs committee. live coverage at 1:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span3. >> up next on c-span2, senator barbara boxer discusses two gun-control measures she plans to introduce. then carolyn mccarthy and members of congress touched by gun violence in a briefing c
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 1:05am EST
europe in most studies in terms of the outcomes. i think about what is different -- we are investing a boat load. are we going to see anywhere near the delivery services? i would like to see us be the global leader. >> there are certainly challenges in that area. a couple of them are you look at the demographics -- most of the damage -- health care in the country is delivered by medical groups of less than five practitioners. it is like the cadre in government -- they are all middle-aged and above. like trying to imagine we're going to run a food delivery system by a network of corner stores. certainly there are challenges, but the confluence of where citizens are looking, the need, the availability -- it is an arena. >> i think it will be in three core areas -- national security, we are you see things become less encumbered and less partisan. also, driven as much by local government as anything. third, we have not talked about education. the reason i think education, there is a tremendous amount of untapped research in sight that makes sense -- i should not say makes sense, is there f
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
. everywhere i went i told these companies that built the rails in europe and asia, come to america. invest in america. and many of them are here now. of so in the absence of congress not providing the money but with the leadership of the president providing the money, i think we'll get there with public money. but until we do, we're going to use private dollars. >> mr. secretary, with all respect, there's not 15 minutes worth of vision in this congress. and i -- [laughter] the chairman likes to exclude himself, but after all, he's from florida. mr. chairman, i very much respect and i believe it is the way to proceed not to give up on high-speed rail. i beg you not to give up. my question really goes to priorities. if you continue to flake this money out, because it'll be so little, it'll be a bunch of snow flakes, at the end there will be huge criticism. so my question directly is, is it possible for you and the administration to think through a system of priorities based on a realtime, realistic vision of what lies ahead for us in the next five years so that we might prioritize among thes
KRON
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
reasons to like stocks. here's a reason not to like a stock. europe is in shambles there are no longer giving subsidies for energy. the energy market is flooded with capacity to much capacity. prices have to go lower. but for j.p. morgan analyst to say it shows courage. this was a $300 stock back in the bush era days where the united states would subsidize as well as your it would subsidize solar. we are not a point in time where we can afford to do it as a nation or as a world. i am not telling people to go short. i think it takes chords to not like something on wall street. telling a negative story is not easy. >> coming up december 21st the mayan calendar reset some people are saying it is the in of the world. if you are a food company that has friday in your name. >> t g i s is doing a big party. what i like about the story and call me crazy, you have the best opening line. if you are in red. >> hi honey give me a kiss the world in tomorrow. if she says no she is cold. >> a lot of people will be out drinking and having a good time. restaurant in washington d.c. is giving awa
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
second world war in. europe was on its knees and japan was rubble. we thought that was the natural order of things. now we are world competition, we ran into bankruptcy. chrysler now twice . we see it in the southern states where the plants are. they were not the ones that went bankrupt in 2008 and 9. it really is a tough choice and i sympathize with the unions. but in the global economy where you compete on wages and other units of production . you can either have high wages with low employment or as obama said spread around the wealth. >> gretchen: michigan is the heart of the labor industry in this nation specifically whether so many cars are made and the unions are powerful there. it is emblematic and we look back on history. this move to make michigan a right to work state will be historic for that reason alone . what needs to be so clear in the discussion, it is really about choice. it is not about tamping down people's rights. it is actually moving them up and saying you now have a choice. you can pay your dues to the union, or you can choose not to pay the dues. >> steve: w
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
governments to respond. multiple sources in the u.s., europe and the arab world tell cnn there's no indication assad is ready to leave syria. >> is he the type of person that would take asylum or will he go down fighting? >> i think there's a chance he will huddle, it's whether his sect will want to huddle with him or not. he's been a failure as a president. >> reporter: the sect he's talking about are the offshoot of shiite islam, a small minority that assad's family is a part of. if assad does leave, could he be investigated eventually captured on war crimes charges. >> ecuador, venezuela, cuba are countries where he could feel safe for the time being. he has to be concerned about a shift in the winds and any of those governments as well. and certainly no one expects the regime to continue indefinitely. >> right now, those nations leaders are more sympathetic to assad. there's another ally even closer. >> couldn't he just go to iran, is that a more feasible location? >> it's easier for him to go to iran, it's a shorter flight. in the end the islamic republic is the place where pre
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 11:00am PST
team. >> you know, he has meant so much to the sport. when he left europe, people were not quite sure he would get up all the energy in the united states. there were less than 12 teams. now there is almost double that. what is his legacy here in the united states when it comes to soccer? >> reporter: part of it is just what you said, deb, that there are now more teams, also, soccer was sort of -- well, in the back waters sort of. the games were being played in the nfl, football, stadiums, if you look behind me the home depot center, it is a soccer only stadium, very intimate, great setting. now, there were only four stadiums in the mls that were soccer only. beckham leaves? and that number will soon swell to 15. so that is considered to be a remarkable achievement by beckham, or at least it happened during his era, granted people are saying soccer would naturally grow in the u.s. anyway. >> just say hello for me, he doesn't know who i am. >> reporter: i promise. >> okay, it is a mission, go ahead, go. >>> well, a guy walks into a maryland store for a powerball ticket, but instead of t
Current
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
. you actually have diplomats from europe going to the syrian border, in some cases inside syria with suitcases of money to hand out to the political factions we support who can hand this out to local operatives there and you know, it is like chicago-style politics. this is more like your territory here. so imagine chicago -- >> wait a minute. >> i haven't had suitcases of money in my life. >> but if you did -- >> bill: right. >> so you see the effort to beef up the more secular forces to oppose the islamist forces that are present in the opposition. >> one thing we hear a lot from republicans is the idea that obama backed the arab spring and got involved and has made things not -- has made things worse in the middle east. do you feel like with this assad thing, will we be better off without him and having this opposition in charge instead? do you feel like it is the right thing to do? >> yes. it is the right thing to do. it is what is happening. it is not like we control this situation. this is a region that's in evolution. that's in turmoil. this is going to be going on for decades.
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 10:30pm EST
u.s. is a heavy user of credit products. europe is a distant second and other parts of the world. it gives you a backdrop of a huge amount of credit availability. a big drop off in 2008 and 2009 and some very slow increases. this gives you some backdrop that the securitization markets in the united states of come back to an extent if you look at the various asset classes. there are just not as many auto loans being made right now as five years ago. generally, the markets function and they are working. not many as student loans going to the private sector since the shift. most loans going under the government's balance sheet. credit cards, there were changes that have fundamentally changed different loan obligations -- this data is a little bit old from 2011 and 2012. this is the slide everybody talks about in various formats, a dramatic change in how mortgage credit is made in the united states. this is the only slide i can possibly show you where securitization volumes have gone up. it is the agent market has gone up by $300 billion over the past six years. a huge change or the priv
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
call eastern europe has become differentiated. it is no longer -- they do not have much in common except for the memory of communist occupation. >> more with anne applebaum, and the end of world war ii through 1956. "iron curtain," sunday night at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. former budget director peter orszag says concerns over the fiscal cliff have been overblown and the focus should shift to the debt limit increase. the global vice chairman for citigroup predicted that republicans will ultimately caved in on tax increases. this is 15 minutes. >> four protections. discuss what will the impending fiscal cliff means for tax filing season. and the formula for paying doctors under medicare. later, a look at how the u.s. population is expected to change. our guests are jennifer, a demographer for the senses, and william, a demographer for the brookings -- >> medicare costs will grow less than 3%, which is unbelievably low by historical standards. or that we saw last year. in a continuation of a value- based health-care system. over time, it offers the best opportunity in take-home pay that
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am EST
the second pass system in europe. in this case, i do not think because there's a high percentage of children living in aberdeen that that means are ready to save the people well enough. we should have issues like increasing the minimum wage because that is affecting every single young person's employment. thank you. [applause] >> how about a young person from the southeast? to a quick click [inaudible] concerts that raised young person is important. from scotland, northern ireland, west of england by transport. however this is a lingering issue. we have tried again and again to try and make cheese and make transport cheaper, but we have moved issues different because we know this is the people. as young people we have to make this a national issue, not just one year after year. this is the year of change. 2013 is coming. we can't have the same issues. it's not supposed to be fair on everyone. so i beg you, let's try something different. [applause] >> how about the female speaker from the northwest? anybody from the northwest? yes. >> whatever we do, i try to think different -- >> yo
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
, especially in the former can'tive nation, eastern europe, and remember those who are jailed just because they want political freedoms and liberties. two years ago after the brutal and bloody crackdown on peaceful demonstrations in the 2010 presidential elections, the human rights of bell reggie bush citizens continued to be violated by the length shenko government. nikolai remains in jail. the other jailed candidate, andre, was pardoned earlier this year and is in exile in britain. alex, the head of the human rights center, remains imprisoned after being jailed for trumped up charges of tax evasion. these are two of 12 political prisoners who remain behind bars under deplorable prisons in belarus today. the general human rights situation in belarus has not improved since the events of 2010, despite international condemnations and sanctions on the rejackson lee. in the 2012 report, belarus is not free in the categories of civil liberties and political rights and belarus ranked 193 out of 19 7 on the press freedom index. the rorners without borders press freedom index ranks belarus 168 out
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am EST
recovery may falter and then given what is going on in europe and much of the world, that would be bad news. i think the number one job is to keep us on good, sound, fiscal standing and he has to deal with some of these outstanding issues. then you move on and you start to see things like education and how we deal with education in this country and the need for reform continues to be out there. working with the education secretary, it is going to occupy a bitter moment for this president. americans believe in education and of the it is the first step on that ladder to upward mobility. that is going to be a challenge that this president has to deal with them than he has to find these issues and then define them in terms of common ground. host: juan williams joining us on this christmas day. joining us from texas, this is ken. go ahead. caller: good morning. merry christmas. i live in texas. the people in east texas -- i don't mean to say it, but white people really do not like this president. you can listen to it on talk radio. they really hated this guy. now that the election is over,
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
own pivetly, having said that, it's an unfortunate fact i grew up much of my early years in europe and you know, i understand that they had strict gun control laws there. until last friday, the newtown shoot, the top three, in terms of fatality, school shootings in the world were in britain and germany. those were done with assault weapons. just because you have strict gun controls doesn't mean people can't get access to these weapons. they can. if you're criminal and criminally insane, you don't care about the law. host: from twitter: host: "the washington post" had graphics showing the federal and state laws. host: what do you make of some of these, like the mental health requirement? and waiting periods? what about tightening those laws? guest: i think those are going to be on the table. i certainly think that the fact that 20 states don't require reporting to the f.b.i. for mental background check is probably a loophole in the system. i think those states should revisit that issue. but again, on the concealed carry issue, look, i'm not a gun enthusiast, i don't own a gun, but i
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am EST
has happened is the region that we used to call eastern europe has become very differentiated. these countries no longer have much in common with one another. >> more with a pulitzer prize winner on life in soviet east germany, poland, and hungary. from her historical narrative, send a night at 8:00 on c-span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: for the rest of the program, we are going to be talking more about the shooting yesterday in newtown, connecticut at the sandy hook elementary school. 27 victims including 20 children. we have broken down the phone numbers in terms of regions of the country. we have a special line for educators and administrators. if you work in education, give us a call and give us some of your thoughts as to what happened yesterday at the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. we've got hte map up there which whos connecticut, hartford the capital. newtown in the southwest corner near the new york border. we will keep putting the numbers up on your screen. we want to show you the front page of the local newspaper. 20 children, six
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00am PST
less to the u.s. but more importantly, i think particularly in europe, where they are being forced, many countries, to tighten a lot -- to have a lot of tax increases and spending cuts, a lot of austerity. the u.s. was seen as the kind of great hope for growth in the advanced world and in the rich world. so if the u.s. has its own excessive austerity in the short term, that -- that's a real problem for a world economy growing too slowly. >> there's so much on the table right now. must everything be done at once? or -- you say -- it seems they're taking steps too small. there is no overall tax reform. there is no agreement on the debt limit. how does that -- how does that play out? is it better to have more all at once or to take baby steps? >> interesting. the most important thing is to avoid doing absolutely nothing. because that's what gets you the kind of massive tax cuts -- tax increases and spending cuts. you don't want stalemate. but in terms of the deal itself, there is a paradox. what you might call a minimalist deal. for example, an agreement only to extend tax cuts for th
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 1:00am EST
range of steps to crack down on hezbollah. we have been engaging with partners in europe and are optimistic about the prospects. we have been working with our partners in other regions and countries where hezbollah has a significant presence and infrastructure, including south east asia, south america, and west africa. we are pleased with the progress we are making. we will continue to take action so has the law recognizes its behavior is unacceptable and cannot blogger offering within communities at home and abroad. as we have seen, the world of counter-terrorism is changing fast. some of the most dangerous threats received it noticeably but new ones are emerging. these cannot be viewed with complacency. the political transformations in the middle east and north africa are having a profound effect on our form policy, including our counter-terrorism. aq was not a part of the popular uprising that led to democratic tensions since -- democratic transitions across the middle east and north africa. well never expected this to be a painless process, revolutionary transformations are d
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Dec 22, 2012 2:00am EST
heather girl people who voted the second pass system in europe. in this case, i do not think because there's a high percentage of children living in aberdeen that that means are ready to save the people well enough. we should have issues like increasing the minimum wage because that is affecting every single young person's employment. thank you. [applause] >> how about a young person from the southeast? to a quick click [inaudible] concerts that raised young person is important. from scotland, northern ireland, west of england by transport. however this is a lingering issue. we have tried again and again to try and make cheese and make transport cheaper, but we have moved issues different because we know this is the people. as young people we have to make this a national issue, not just one year after year. this is the year of change. 2013 is coming. we can't have the same issues. it's not supposed to be fair on everyone. so i beg you, let's try something different. [applause] >> how about the female speaker from the northwest? anybody from the northwest? yes. >> whatever we do, i tr
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Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
transatlantic giant crush up in a blow? never. all the armies of europe and asia could not by force take a drink from the ohio river or make a track on the blue ridge in the trial of a thousand years. no, if destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and its finisher. as a nation of free men, we will live forever or die by suicide." for the sake of my four children and yours, i choose life, and i choose change. it's time to turn over the tables inside the temple. and for the sake of our children, we must do what's right. and for the sake of this great nation that we love, let's pray to god that we do. >>> and coming up, we have connecticut senator richard blumenthal who will join us. he swent 30 years working in law enforcement in connecticut before he joined the u.s. senate. he is also a father of four, like joe. he joins us this morning with his unique perspective on the events in newtown. also ahead this morning, we'll hear from some of the teachers who were inside sandy hook elementary school when the shooting began. we'll also bring in mike barnicle, jon meacham an
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 10:00am EST
. opportunity is lost. jobs are lost. there is a similarity with what's happening in europe and what could happen here if we do not get our house in order, but we certainly are not greece. >> you have talked about a single-minded focus, but you are leaving it with the job undone. how are you feeling about leaving it at this particular time? >> i'm hopeful the job will be done. we still have several weeks. we have laid out the plans and all of these efforts that i have been part of and other efforts as well. i still have some optimism. that we will get this job done and get it done now. one of the reasons i did not run again is that i wanted to focus this last two years. i knew if i was running a would not be able to be in the hundreds of hours of negotiations that i have been in. and those negotiations have generated a work product for those who are available to negotiate. and i believe those who have been negotiating will be part of a solution, whether it comes early this next year -- and whether it comes at the end of this year, or early the next. >> what will you be doing next? >> i do
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Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
ahead in europe to do the same. the convention supporters also erroneously contend that the united states ratification would result in benefits for americans with disabilities who choose to live or travel or work abroad. they assert that it will allow the united states to have influence over disability rights, in such areas as employment or accessibility among other states that are part of the crpd. to be sure, americans with disabilities face erie's challenge is when they travel abroad, precisely because those nations laws are not as supportive as those in the united states. the man i spoke of just a moment ago. but it is the example that we have set for legislation, not verification that could improve the access. for example, to technology as our telecommunications act of 1996 does, or accommodations that would be available as the american for housing act does, for example. only those can draft and implement and enforce the type of wide-ranging laws that are necessary to actually protect the rights of persons with disabilities. laws, then i might add, are already in place here in
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Dec 16, 2012 10:30am EST
they behave? one of the things that happened in 1939 is the renalon we call eastern europe had become very differentiated. these people had nothing in common with one another except for communist occupation. >> more on poland, hungary from her historical narrative "iron curtain" tonight on c-span's "q & a." >> ben bernanke announced monetary acks to sustain the economy, including guidance on how long interest rates will remain at record lows. he said the fed will not raise interest rates as long as the unemployment rate remains at 6.5%. the chairman's remarks are an hour and 15 minutes. >> millions of people who would like to find full time work have found only part-time work or have stopped looking entirely. a return to broad-based prosperity will require sustained improvement in the jobs market which in turn requires stronger economic growth. meanwhile, these flubflunk fluctuations largely reflect swings in energy prices, we remain below our 2% objective over the longer term. this back drop includes high unemployment. purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities continue at a pace
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
the united states. so if you call a cousin in europe or a business colleague in asia, the federal government can listen to what you say. if you e-mail them, they can read the e-mail. they don't need record or suspicion. your privacy shot. >> gretchen: what about if all i say is (speaking a foreign language). >> i don't know what that means u about the government will because they have the best translators in this country. it will be like east germany because people will be afraid to be themselves that's why we have the fourth amendment. >> steve: i wonder how many terrorists activities or plots have been stopped by this program. >> you know, a good question. we probably will never know. >> steve: because it's a question -- which is the greater risk? that we listen in on some international phone calls or another 9-11? >> that's a very good question ask judgment that the congress is not permit to do make because the fourth amendment -- >> steve: that is what they're too long. >> ha is what they're doing. when the congress changes the constitution, it is acting unconstitutionally. on
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
that china is both a competitor and a partner. >> number four, europe. the european union was fractured by too much debt and the austerity plans to fix it. that saga is far from over. number three, the housing market. finally, finally bottomed out. the combination of low home prices and continued record low mortgage rates set off a building and buying spree. well-healed investors began buying entire neighborhoods, but first-time buyers were also able to get a home of their own for the first time in years. as long as they had a hefty down payment. >> number two. cnn projects that barack obama will be re-elected president of the united states. >> the election. more than just about obama and romney, it was about socialism and capitalism, about spending and cutting, about what kind of role government should have in your life. >> number one is the fiscal cliff. lawmakers saw it coming, but didn't bother to pay any attention to it, until after the election. had they put politics aside and dealt with it earlier, who knows how strong the u.s. economy would be right now. >> don't miss our "top 1
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 9:00am EST
ppi in line with consensus. retail sales light. as for the picture in europe, take a look there. really following the cues of the u.s. markets this morning. our road map today starts with the fed announcing a new round of stimulus as chairman ber bernanke warps the fiscal cliff is hurting growth. house speaker john boehner expected to talk on the cliff talks 11 a.m. eastern time. >> told you this week, of course, they were talking actively, now, sprint/nextel offering to purchase the other half of clearwire it doesn't own. >> surges of best buy surging on reports that the founder is on the verge of making a formal takeover bid. >> and google maps has found its way back into apple's operating system. >> of course, we have to start off with the markets. dow's five-day winning streak has been snapped, despite the fed announcing a new round of stimulus. chairman ber bernanke say worries about the fiscal cliff are resulting in softer business environment and waning growth. members of congress told not to make plans for the christmas holidays, citing the urgency of striking a deal to
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
-government in russia, and china and india and africa, most of europe. you look back through the previous millennia and you have democracy and self-government existing in very few tiny city states, athens because they can't defend themselves militarily and even when it did exist people would speak the same language and worship the same god, the same climate and culture, a very small little area. that is all of world history. and you look today, democracy is half the planet. if you asked me what changed, what was the hinge of all of that i think i would say the word we the people. 225 years ago the hinge of world history because all of the conclusions at the time it was way better and more perfect and for the first time ever in the history of the planet, an entire continent got to vote on how they and their posterity would be, and there were lots of exclusions from our perspective that we wouldn't exist as a democratic country in the democratic world but for that. i would say it's the hinge of all modern history. before democracy almost nowhere and in the project is begun. it's not perfect
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Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
major regions, especially the u.s., europe, china, india get together and say, come on, we're all facing these disasters and if we do that, you know, we have a chance because the other major theme of this report they think is absolutely right is, the irony is that we're sitting on the most incredible explosion of great technology that we have already seen in decades, if not a century plus. all the information technology, all the health technology, the genomics. but to solve our real problems requires kind of thinking ahead, which has not been our strong suit in recent years. >> we haven't strategized as to how to work together. >> exactly. >> we talk a lot here about income disparity in this country, what about the disparity in incomes in terms of the income level t united states compared to other countries, how are we doing on that level in terms of our income? >> well, you know, the u.s. has had growth over the years from two centuries now, 200 years of growing at about 2 percentage points per year, over two centuries that adds up to make us a very rich country. other countries
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
planet but no self-government in russia, and china and india and africa, most of europe. you look back through the previous millennia and you have democracy and self-government existing in very few tiny city states, athens because they can't defend themselves militarily and even when it did exist people would speak the same language and worship the same god, the same climate and culture, a very small little area. that is all of world history. and you look today, democracy is half the planet. if you asked me what changed, what was the hinge of all of that i think i would say the word we the people. 225 years ago the hinge of world history because all of the conclusions at the time it was way better and more perfect and for the first time ever in the history of the planet, an entire continent got to vote on how they and their posterity would be, and there were lots of exclusions from our perspective that we wouldn't exist as a democratic country in the democratic world but for that. i would say it's the hinge of all modern history. before democracy almost nowhere and in the project
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
% of its economy and infrastructure compared with 5% in europe 9% in china. we are two of 21st century economy and live in the real world of this 2.4% is not sustainable and unsuccessful. we must excel the replacement of natural gas pipelines to releasing the leaking gas filled hundreds of players including blazes that destroyed hundreds of homes. as you mention so eloquently, senator, we messed up ignoring climate change. a server, commerce committee committee and the science is clear to cutting carbon emissions over the long-term is key to reducing the risk from extreme weather. i thank you for the opportunity to testify and look forward to working together to help fellow americans healed and ensure we are all better prepared for similar service in the future. >> thank you, representatives. >> thank you, madam chairman. appreciate the invitation to speak for the committee today. i proudly represent the staten island brooklyn. staten island is one of the hardest hit areas of all of new york city. i was on the ground for the moment the storm started in the amount of devastation
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Dec 26, 2012 10:00am EST
to see us see what happened in europe and greece. it does not have to happen here. in conjunction with that, this has to be the best place in the world to do business. economic growth, if we grow our economy, it will help our debt and, of course, more opportunity for everyone. so i hope to work with everyone on this table -- everyone at this table on those issues. worse, always making sure -- of course, always making sure that america is safe. we have many challenges around the world. [applause] >> thank you. >> my number one priority echoes what kelly said. we need to come up with a deal that keep us from the automatic spending cuts that go into effect in january and deal with a saner tax system. we can follow a framework as recommended by the simpson- bowles commission that will allow us to protect benefits but will also make some of the tough choices that kelly was talking about. i think we have to put everything on the table for that kind of a deal. we have to look at revenues. we have to look of the domestic side of the budget. we of the look of the defense -- we have to look
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